Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, as seen by the NASA IMAGE satellite eight days after a giant solar flare. Just a very cool animation of the Aurora over the south pole. You can see the magic of our protective magnetic field at work. Image Credit NASA
Impressive Video of South Pole Aurora From Space
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Recipient of many prestigious NASA Awards including the Exceptional Public Service Medal and the Robert H. Goddard award. Experience includes working for NASA, as a contractor, in satellite design, construction and operations. Expert in the satellite operations concepts and ground systems including command, control, and science data processing.